Berwick Retirement Village Nrs

801 East 16th Street
Berwick, PA 18603
Columbia County
Phone: 570-759-5400
Provider Number: 395421
Last Inspection: 07/25/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
240
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
159
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
81
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
66%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
YES

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • PA
  • USA
  • 49
  • 31
  • 17
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 49
  • 29
  • 22
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

7/25/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/20/2014
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/20/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/25/2014
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/20/2014
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/25/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/20/2014
Failed To: Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/20/2014
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/20/2014
 

8/8/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. Pattern : Potential 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 9/20/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/20/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
Failed To: Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/20/2013
 

7/13/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/27/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 8/27/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/27/2012
Failed To: Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/27/2012
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/27/2012
Failed To: Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/27/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

5/10/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/22/2012

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg PA State Avg
Number of Residents 159 107.17 113.72
Registered Nurses 0.49 0.65 0.95
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.89 0.90 0.84
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.98 2.13 2.23
Total Staff Hours 3.36 3.69 4.02

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% PA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 12 6 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 5 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 7 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 36 24 17
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 9 5 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 2 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 18 8 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 1 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 23 14 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0 2 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 0 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 48 49 56
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 10 3 2
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 27 16 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 27 17 17
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 3 18 17